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How Long Would You Survive In A Zombie Apocalypse?

How Long Would You Survive In A Zombie Apocalypse?

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I’m guessing not as long as you think. View this image › flickr.com / Via Creative Commons Choose all that apply: ✓ I like camping. ✓ I can start a fire. ✓ I can start a fire from scratch. ✓ I can start a fire if shown how, probably. ✓ I can start a fire with a lighter. ✓ I am in pretty good shape. ✓ I am pretty healthy. ✓ I can carry 50 lbs. ✓ I can carry 75 lbs. ✓ I can carry 100 lbs. ✓ I can carry 150 lbs. ✓ I can cook. ✓ I can cook over open flames. ✓ I know how to forage. ✓ I know the difference between edible mushrooms and poisonous ones. ✓ I know the difference b...
Useful Tricks That Will Help You Survive During An Apocalypse

Useful Tricks That Will Help You Survive During An Apocalypse

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Whether or not you believe that the zombie apocalypse is coming, it can't hurt to be prepared... But we're not talking about stocking up on canned goods or building an underground shelter, no, we're speaking in far more realistic terms. When something goes wrong, it's good to know some survival tricks -- from how to purify water to making a super-powerful light. Here are seven tips to get you started. 1. Make a water purifier. Flickr / Lora Rajah Get a marble or a pebble, a big bowl, a coffee mug, and some shrink wrap. Put the mug in the middle of the bowl, and pour water into the bowl without spilling any into the mug. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and place the pebble on ...
These 20 Facts Could Literally Save Your Life One Day — Listen Up!

These 20 Facts Could Literally Save Your Life One Day — Listen Up!

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You never know when information that you consider to be useless could end up saving your life. In the heat of the moment, would you know what to do if your life was in danger? Sure, we all know that if you're on fire, you should stop, drop and roll, but useful information like that isn't always going to be so readily available in your mind. While hopefully you're never put in situations where these facts are needed, there's always a small chance that disaster could strike. Here are 20 safety facts and tips that could help you survive just about anything. 1. Make eye contact to prevent yourself from falling victim to criminals. Flickr / Simon_sees Most people tend to look down and ru...
What He Does With The Rope In Between His Feet Could Someday Save Your Life

What He Does With The Rope In Between His Feet Could Someday Save Your Life

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You never know what survival skills you'll need if you find yourself in a bad situation. While knowing how to do things like start fires and set traps might seem silly, brushing up on a few life hacks could very well save your skin one day.What this man figured out will come in handy if you ever find yourself in need of escape. Watch as he shows us how to cut thick rope without any scissors or knives in sight. After watching this, I went ahead and tried it for myself. Not only did it work, but it was easy! Let's just hope that none of us ever have to use a hack like this.Read more: http://www.viralnova.com/emergency-rope/
Tardigrades Turn To Glass When Dried Out

Tardigrades Turn To Glass When Dried Out

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Tardigrades, also known as water bears, are the ultimate survivors. They can handle everything from the vacuum of spaceto 600 times the normal atmospheric pressure. And new research is revealing how they manage one of their party tricks, turning to glass when there is not enough water to maintain normal life processes. Tardigrades usually live in wet places like ponds or on moss. When things dry out they respond by entering a state of suspended animation, in which they can last for decades without food or water, before restoring themselves when the rains come. At the annual meeting of the American Society for Cell Biology,the University of North Carolina'sDr. Thomas Boothbyreported on how they achieve this remarkable resurrection. Tardigrades, Boothby said, produce proteins...
If The World Actually Ends In Your Lifetime, Here’s How To Survive Almost Every Scenario

If The World Actually Ends In Your Lifetime, Here’s How To Survive Almost Every Scenario

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Next time you make a Costco run to stock up on warehouse-sized boxes of toilet paper and beef jerky, make sure you also prepare for the apocalypse. If the world "ends," money will disappear and instead we'll all live off a barter system of canned goods. (Or something.) However, if you do your work now, and prepare the right way, you might not only survive, but thrive. Take some notes, because these 10 doomsday scenarios are totally survivable:A.I. RevolutionZombie UprisingWarPlagueEconomic MeltdownSuper VolcanoThe End of DaysAsteroid ImpactEcological DisasterAlien Invasion If you're serious about survival, follow these guidelines. Target Spots USA Are you ready? Read more: http://www.viralnova.com/apocalypse/
25 Stories of Survival that Defy the Odds

25 Stories of Survival that Defy the Odds

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Sometimes, you will hear some against-all-odds survival stories that are so heart wrenching you would wonder at man's instinct to survive such conditions. While there are lots of people around the world who are suffering from mental and physical illnesses everyday; this list centers on death-defying survival experiences, where brave men and women are pushed to the breaking point of their endurance, determination, and courage. Prepare yourself for an intense journey through our 25 stories of survival that defy the odds. 25. Stella Marris College Rugby Team This story has been immortalized into the movie known as "Alive." A plane crashed into the Andes Mountains in October 1972 carrying the Uruguayan Stella Marris College rugby team and resulted in the death of 12 people out of the 45...